"You say okay, (only) 10% of the audience is going to get this, but it's still going to be worth it because it's so clever. And you put it in front of the audience and 60% of the audience get it. So that became the culture of (Frasier)- that you can write things that are a little bit more elevated. It was a very funny show and a smart show and those things don't exist simultaneously that often."
About This Interview
In his two-and-a-half-hour Archive interview, Christopher Lloyd talks about writing for such series The Golden Girls, Frasier and creating the show Modern Family. He discusses the "stolen camera" technique used on the show and the casting of Modern Family as well. He also discusses the story-telling on Golden Girls and why it was a groundbreaking show. Beth Cochran conducted the interview in Los Angeles, CA on June 25, 2010.